Woolworths Holdings Limited
COLIN HALL TO RETIRE AS CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
The directors of Woolworths Holdings Limited regret to announce that
Mr Colin Hall, the Chairman of the board who is due to retire from office by
rotation at the next annual general meeting, scheduled for 21 November 2002, has
decided to retire from the post of Woolworths Chairman and will therefore not be
offering himself for re-election.
Colin has been involved with Woolworths for over twenty years as a director and
Chairman of Wooltru Limited and as a director and Chairman of Woolworths.
His passionate spirit has touched this business deeply. His belief in the power
of our people and their ability to put their enormous energy to the benefit of
our customers has had material impact on the culture of the group. That will be
his lasting legacy to this business.
The board thanks Colin deeply for his guidance both personal and corporate and
wish him both great success and in his words "great energy" in his future
The board has made its decision on the appointment of a new Chairman and an
announcement to this effect will be made in due course once all the formalities
have been concluded.
Contact : Simon Susman - Chief Executive Officer
Date: 07/10/2002 04:17:00 PM Produced by the JSE SENS Department